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Bahia de Los Angeles

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Address: Bahia de Los Angeles, Ensenada Municipality 22890, Mexico
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This beautiful, island-studded bay is a prime spot for all kinds of aquatic...

This beautiful, island-studded bay is a prime spot for all kinds of aquatic activities, including windsurfing, kayaking and whale-watching.

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Great vacation destination. Affordable, good food and superrelaxing. Rent one of the rooms right in front of the bay for an awesome view when you wake up. Seeing and swimming with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Jay P
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great vacation destination. Affordable, good food and superrelaxing. Rent one of the rooms right in front of the bay for an awesome view when you wake up. Seeing and swimming with the whale sharks is one of the best things I've ever experienced. Make sure to go with a small group so you can share the cost of renting the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bahia de los Angeles is tough to get to, but that's what makes it so special. The town has less than 3,000 people and is right in front of the Gulf of California's Midriff Islands, a hotspot for biodiversity. The bay itself is beautiful and hosts whale sharks from mid-June onwards. The whale sharks feed very close to shore and... More 

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Santee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Getting here is just part of the fun. Driving from either the Pacific side via El Rosario and Catavina on Mexico 1 until you pass Chapala and on to Mexico 12 and turn toward LA Bay. Or, you can drive South from Mexicali on Mexico 5 through San Felipe, past Gonzaga Bay on good roads. The highway is under construction... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

On the water in Bahia De Los Angeles, Baja California, Mexico. Cabins and motel rooms. Basic, cheap, great for casual vacations. The large covered porch is good for cooking and dining using your camp kitchen.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

If you are looking for an authentic Baja experience make the short trek across the peninsula to Bahia de Los Angeles. This small town has a great vibe to it and some excellent whale watching. In town ask around for Pancho as he knows the whales in the area and where to find them. Lots of options for camping and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Scenic, welcoming, and a whole heck of a lot safer than the internet makes it out to be, Baja is all its cracked up to be. Peaceful oceans and bays with occasional sea turtles and whale sharks-- you might mistake it for a rockier desert version of the Caribbean at times. Bay of LA is no exception. This sleepy little... More 

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Baja California, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Sun, sand, intimate ocean, fishing, whales, whale sharks, hiking, spectacular vistas, remoteness and people who enjoy such. All these are there. Accommodations and restaurant fare are marginal. Not for everyone ... but if the above is your bag ... it is unique and special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

You're here to experience the great outdoors. Try and ignore the not so hot lodging options in town. The beach is lovely, as is the hike to the lighthouse. Dig for some fresh clams, snorkel, or just lay in the sand.

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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I originally booked at another hotel and they said that because I had not paid for my reservation that they could not honor my booking. (Some hotels in baja are not set up to take payments over the phone or internet) No problem, we moved on and asked a local for a good dog friendly hotel. We stumbled upon Guillermos... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This bay is so remote that only the true lovers of Mexico go here. There are no tacky tourists to ruin the relaxing vibe. I want to retire here!

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